Saturday, December 29, 2012

What do you think...?

Below are two graphs that look like they may have something in common. The first is from Whisperer's blog. We have posted it a few times here, and it shows how a mania unfolds in a graph.

I admit I have had trouble identifying where we were on the slope, but things may be a bit clearer now.

The second is the SFH average price for Vancouver. You judge.







10 comments:

  1. Sure looks like you can lay them on top if each other. Of course life is never that straight forward

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  2. 5 waves up are: 1998-2000 (wave 1), 2000-2001 (wave 2, correction), 2001-2007, 2007-2009, 2009-2011.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elliott_wave_principle#Elliott_Wave_personality_and_characteristics

    And we got a double top. The only question is how long and far this will go.

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  3. Comparing to the bubble graph, it seems like the 'take off' phase occurs around 1988.

    What do you think? Will history peg the start of our bubble as 1988?

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  4. I guess you can count it many ways
    But 1988 would make sense
    If we break Down another 4-5% this goose is getting cooked imvho

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  5. The MSM is finally coming to the understanding of what a liability monster we have in the CMHC :


    http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/housing/ottawas-800-billion-housing-problem/article6732755/?page=all

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  6. I'll just leave this here:

    http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=tory

    BTW, the Whigs aren't much better. My etymology book says it's Scottish for "horse thief".

    Leave it to the British to name their two major parties so appropriately. It's a pity we've rebranded them.

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  7. One day away from 2013... Year of the "Fear".

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